Happy Birthday Betty
Did you know on this day in 1966 Episode 2 The Hall of Dolls, part of The Celestial Toymaker was broadcast. It was Season 3 and starred William Hartnell as the Doctor with Peter Purves, Jackie Lane as his companions.
Michael Gough appeared as the Toymaker, Carmen Silvera as Clara/Queen of Hearts/Mrs Wiggs.
Writer was Brian Hayles and Director Bill Sellars.
‘The TARDIS lands in the fantasy domain of the malevolent Toymaker’ *
In 2005, The Unquiet Dead was broadcast. It starred Christopher Eccleston as the Doctor, with Billie Piper as his companion Rose. This episode also featured Simon Callow as Charles Dickens, Eve Myles as Gwyneth, Alan David as Mr Sneed.
Director was Euros Lyn and Writer was Mark Gatiss.
It was 1869, Cardiff and in the local funeral parlour, the dead were just not staying...dead!
Celebrating their birthday today with you are: Kristen Stewart, Rachel Stevens and Hugh Hefner.
Hope you’ve had a great day enjoying your birthday.
©BBC Doctor Who 1963
*Mark Campbell (2000) Doctor Who Pocket Essential Guide